Six Rams Named to USTFCCCA All-Region Team

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Winston-Salem State University Rams Track & Field team raked in the honors when seven members of the team were selected to the 2019 United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) NCAA Division II Track & Field All-Region team, Tuesday afternoon. The honors go to the top five individuals in each event and the top three relay teams from the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region. 

Individually, three Rams earned honors. Junior Cierra Thompson led the way for the team with selections in two different individual events. She was an all-region selection in the women's 100m dash as well as the women's 200m dash. Joining her in the women's 100m dash was sophomore Ma'Kyia Gayden while sophomore Amique Willis earned a spot in the women's 400m hurdles. 

The Rams also had a pair of relay teams to earn all-region honors. The Rams' 4x100m relay team, consisting of Gayden, sophomore Tamia McLean, Thompson, and Willis was an all-region selection as well as the Rams' 4x400m relay team, consisting of Burton, McLean, sophomore Victoria Porter, and Willis also earned an all-region selection. 

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